Green Mountain Club
Montpelier Section

Reports for events in 1970

Date Report? Description of the event
Sun Jan 04
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Janu 4, 1970 Snowshoe over Prospect Rock: All day snowshoe hike on Long Trail between Route #15 and Johnson/Waterville Road, which goes over Prospect Rock...
Tue Jan 13
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Tuesday, January 13 -- Slide show at the Brady's. Contact: George and Cynthia Brady
Sat Jan 17
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January 17, 1970 Annual Oyster Stew at Taylor Lodge. This can be an all day hike, afternoon hike or overnight. 1.6 miles. Leader: David Otis [excerpt from what appears to be a news release] On Saturday, January 17, the Montpelier Section of the Green Mountain Club hiked on snowshoes from the Lake Mansfield Club to Taylor Lodge on the Long Trail for their annual oyster stew supper. After about twenty days of the temperature hovering around zero, this day the temperature had climbed into the 20's. The group hiked out after dark by moonlight and flashlight. Those enjoying the outing were David and Ann Otis, Harlan and David Farnsworth, Mrs. Sally Sairs and children Jonathon, Chris and Amy, David Morse, Miss Doris Washburn and Jack and Leah Denton. Participants: David and Ann Otis Harlan and David Farnsworth ally Sairs (and children Jonathon Chris and Amy) David Morse Doris Washburn Jack and Leah Denton
Sat Jan 17
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Annual Oyster Stew at Taylor Lodge. Leader: David Otis - Wednesday January 17 2018
Sun Feb 01
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Febr 1, 1970 Snowshoe in Bristol Pond area. Hot buttered rum afterwards in Bristol. by Leader: Jack and Leah Denton [excerpt from what appears to be a news...
Sun Feb 08
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Febr 8, 1970 Snowshoe Harwood Flats (Worcester Road area) by Leader: Frances Holmes [excerpt from what appears to be a news release] On Sunday, February 8,...
Sun Feb 15
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Febr 15, 1970 Snowshoe to beaver Meadow Lodge via Beaver Meadow Trail from Morristown. This trail utilizes a narrow public road for 2.5 miles from Morristown...
Sun Mar 01
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Sunday, March 1 -- Stowe Pinnacle Leader: David Otis
Sun Mar 15
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Marc 15, 1970 Supper at Hadd's Camp in Worcester: Afternoon hike to Ken and Lois Hadd's camp in the Worcester area. Supper will be served by the leaders and...
Sun Mar 22
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Sunday, March 22 -- Hike Hunger Mountain in the Worcester range. Leader: David Morse
Fri Apr 03
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Section annual meeting
Sun Apr 05
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Sunday, April 5 -- Hiking on Cushman Mountain in Rochester. It is located in a southern extension of the Northfield range known as the Braintree Mountains....
Sun Apr 12
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Apri 12, 1970 Instructional Canoe Trip: George Plumb will lead an instructional trip in canoeing for members to learn more techniques in river canoeing, flood...
Sat Apr 18
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Apri 18, 1970 Governor's Cleanup Day. This is a day set aside by Governor Davis for all citizens of Vermont to clean up the highways near their homes. The...
Sun Apr 26
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Apri 26, 1970 Canoeing on the Black River from Albany to Irasburg by Leader: George and Cynthia Brady [excerpt from what appears to be a news release] The...
Sat May 02
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May 2, 1970 Green Mountain Audubon Nature Center at Huntington. This date is two weeks later than our visit there last year when the first spring flowers were...
Sat May 16
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Saturday, May 16 -- Trail clearing on GMC Day. This is the 60th anniversary of the GMC, and all sections will be doing some trail work. Leader: David Otis....
Sat May 30
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section report at the GMC annual meeting
Sun Jun 07
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June 7, 1970 Trail clearing, cleaning and blazing, Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass: trail clearing, cleaning and blazing on the Long Trail from Smuggler's...
Wed Jun 10
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Wednesday, June 10 -- GMC slide showing. Host: Mr and Mrs Richard Babcock
Sun Jun 21
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June 21, 1970 Canoe the Lamoille River from Jeffersonville to Fairfax Falls. About 14 miles. Bring river lunch. by Leader: Doris Washburn [excerpt from what...
Sat Jul 04
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July 4, 1970 weekend Canoe trip on the Saco River in Maine; overnight camping. by Leader: Richard and Dorothy Babcock [excerpt from what appears to be a news...
Sun Jul 19
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July 19, 1970 LT Hike from Jay Camp to Hazen's Notch by Leader: Sally Sairs [excerpt from what appears to be a news release] The Montpelier Section of the...
Sat Aug 01
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Augu 1, 1970 Picnic and hiking in the Groton area. Hiking on the trails around this area. by Leader: David Otis [excerpt from what appears to be a news...
Sun Aug 09
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Augu 9, 1970 Adirondacks trip to Heart Lake, Adirondack Loj by Leader: Dick and Dot Babcock [excerpt from what appears to be a news release] On August 9, the...
Sun Aug 16
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Augu 16, 1970 New Hampshire Hike on the Percy Peaks in northern part of the state with extensive views of the Connecticut River Valley. (3400' elevation with a...
Sun Sep 13
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September 13, 1970 Hike on the Appalachian Trail by David Morse Hiking on the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire on Imp North Carter near Pinkham Notch. This...
Sun Sep 27
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Sept 27, 1970 Owl's Head in Canada: 2424t, open rock top with beautiful views. by Leader: Doris Washburn [excerpt from a submission to Long Trail News] One...
Sun Oct 18
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Octo 18, 1970 Hike Bear Pond Trail etc. at Mt Mansfield: All day hike in the Mt. Mansfield area, including the Bear Pond Trail which boasts the steepest...
Fri Oct 23
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Friday, October 23 -- Attend a meeting of the Central Vermont Audubon Society Contact: Dick and Dot Babcock
Sun Nov 01
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Nove 1, 1970 Chili Supper at Parker Camp: One group will leave Montpelier at 9:00 a.m. and hike in the Laraway Mountain-Butternut Mountain area which surrounds...
Sun Nov 08
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Nove 8, 1970 Unscheduled hike by Leader: The "Unscheduled hikes" specify a meeting time and place; those meeting up decide what to do. [excerpt from what...
Wed Nov 11
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Wednesday, November 11 -- Mystery Moonlight Hike Leader: Dick and Dot Babcock
Sun Nov 15
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Sunday, November 15 -- Giant Mountain in the Adirondacks. Leader: David Morse
Sun Nov 29
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Sunday, November 29 -- Mt. Pisgah in the Willoughby Lake area. Leader: David Hine
Sat Dec 12
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Saturday, December 12 -- Christmas Party at Cascade Shelter at Duck Brook on Bolton Mountain. Leader: Sally Sairs
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